Speakers – 2014

Laura Stack

The Productivity Pro Laura StackLaura Stack is America’s Premier Expert in Productivity™. In 1992, Laura founded her company, The Productivity Pro, Inc., which specializes in business performance, strategy execution, and employee productivity. As a highly-regarded speaker and author, Laura shares her vision and methodologies around the globe on creating Maximum Results in Minimum Time®. A sought-after thought leader, Laura writes on high-performance cultures, human potential, and peak performance in her columns in The Business JournalSuccessTrainingProductive, and Time Management Magazines. Laura uses both high energy and high content to educate, entertain, and motivate audiences to produce greater results in the workplace. She was the 2011-2012 President of the National Speakers Association (NSA) and is the recipient of the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, NSA’s highest earned designation. Learn more about the Productivity Pro, Laura Stack. [clear]

Lewis Carpenter

CEO, Winshuttle speaker-lewis-carpenterLewis Carpenter joined Winshuttle as Chief Executive Officer in 2008, with the mission to accelerate Winshuttle’s growth and increase the company’s value proposition for our global customers. Lewis brings over 20 years of experience in building and leading successful companies. As CEO, he has helped the company achieve record levels of annual sales, team growth and customer satisfaction, and has been instrumental in multiple acquisitions that have expanded Winshuttle’s product portfolio and global organization. Prior to Winshuttle, Lewis was COO at Aventail Corporation, where he helped the company become the market leader in providing secure remote access appliances and managed services to global enterprise customers. Before Aventail, Lewis held various senior executive roles at FileNet Corporation, where he helped grow the company from $0 to over $300 million in annual revenue. [clear]

Vikram Chalana

CTO and Co-Founder, Winshuttle speaker-vikram-chalanaSince Winshuttle’s inception, Vikram’s focus has been to empower people to transform their ERP-based business. He has propelled the company’s technology strategy to support Enterprise, workflow and mobile solutions, helping thousands of customers maximize their investments in enterprise applications such as SAP ERP, Oracle EBS and Salesforce.com. Prior to Winshuttle, Vikram spent several years in the software industry concentrating on data mining and business intelligence applications. His previous positions included engineering leadership positions at Verathon,Inc. and Insightful Software (now part of Tibco Corp). Vikram is a published author of more than 20 journal articles and holds more than a dozen US and international patents. [clear]